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. this is from our traffic camera along 880 in oakland. traffic is moving a little slowly tonight but it is indeed moving. moving to the south, this is the 280 interchange in san jose. it looks like traffic is pretty light there. bill martin has been tracking this latest system for us, and bill, you said this rain may linger on into the evening? >> it's going to linger, heather. like we were talking about earlier, it hasn't rained in a few weeks and the roads get a little wet. this is not a big storm, but the roads get very slick. it draws the residues to the surface and you get slick roadways. the heaviest rain has been in the north bay. there's santa rosa right now. you can see the darker greens? obviously, that's the heavier rain, just north of napa. but basically the heavier rains are widely spread. we're seeing light, scattered sprinkles throughout the area. it's sort of the same light green. you just saw patti up there by berkeley. this is a light, low-grade rainfall that's going to continue as we go into the evening hours. there will be an opportunity -- i'll back it out a
. kristen and eric? >> we start 6:00 with developing news from the abc7 at 11. right knew, oakland police are still surrounding a neighborhood after someone opened fire and wounded an undercover officer. amy joins us live with the search underway. amy? >> this is still in sign of the two men they are looking for. look behind me, the swat team is still engaged in this case with a section of seminary blocked off. you can see the swat vehicle located in the middle of the street. no one is being allowed in or out without a police escort. the officers approve who gets in or out. we were overhead when police say an officer was shot at 6:30. he was working undercover vetting another shooting when he was confronted by three armed men. police say he was shot in the arm. they were able to arrest one suspect. the other two suspects got away. police are still looking on them but they need help. >> we want to ask the community to continue to be vigilant. please contact the oakland police department nonemergency number reporting suspicious activists involving two individuals from the area. >> the chief
right now. a police chase that ended with the dramatic car crash in oakland just a few hours ago. six people rushed to the hospital as we just got word that one of the passengers, they have died. ktvu alex savage is live for us, including the man hunt underway right now. alex? >> reporter: police at this point are looking for the driver of the suv, but i also want to tell you here that the sergeant on scene, they have confirmed toney a 19-year-old man was killed in this crash here. he was a passenger inside this stolen suv you're looking at right now. it was being chased this morning by chp officers. the suv was packed with eight people inside, coming down this hill when the driver lost control and slammed into a tree. here was the scene around 3:30 this morning here on the drive in oakland. paramedics transported six passengers with various injuries. one of them later died. the pursue all began when police tried topping this suv when the driver of the suv took off. chp officers picked up the pursuit on the freeway in oakland. it's unclear if alcohol was involved here, but the sergean
>>> we are live in oakland where a controversial crime fighting plan drew a heated response at a city hall meeting last night. we'll tell you why the police chief got booed. >>> san jose police are searching for a man who tried to abduct a little girl right in front of her home. we'll tell you just how brazen this attempted kidnapping was. >>> i'm not telling you anything you don't already know. it's cold out there again but will temperatures continue to warm up? >> also in a couple hours president obama will tell us his plan for reducing gun violence in america. all ahead on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning. welcome to a brand new day wednesday, january 16th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us this morning. steve paulson is here. and i guess we talked about it a tiny bit warmer. >> a tad warmer. >> it is cold. 20s and 30s. it's getting a little better each day here for some. temperatures right now 20s concord. livermore 27. santa rosa 29. it's darn cold out there. it will be a little warmer near 60 for a few. oakland d
from afar and simply injected into our children. >> the embattled oakland police department brings on an expensive consultant, but his tough tactics are generating controversy. >> i vote against this contract tonight is not about not being serious about crime. >> apple stock takes a plunge. it's something taking a bite out of innovation at the silicon valley giant. >>> plus. i'm here at the new sfja strzz center in san francisco. we'll go on a behind the scenes tour to find out what makes this place so groundbreaking. coming up. >>> good evening. welcome to "this week in northern california." it's been an eventful week with the governor's address from the state capital, emotions running high in oakland. not to mention a new one of a kind arts institution celebrating a grand opening in san francisco. we have much to get to. let's begin by introducing our panelists. joining me tonight, matthai kuruvila, "san francisco chronicle" reporter. jolie o'dell, of venturebeat.com. as well as john myers, kxtv political editor joining us from sacramento. governor jerry brown struck a confident
. >>> oakland can add a super cop to the payroll in an effort to fight violent crime or they might like to. bill bratton led police departments in both new york and los angeles. and he is ready to help oakland for a substantial fee of course. but as anne makovec reports, not everyone is rolling out the red carpet for him, right? >> reporter: that is true. last night a committee did approve the contract but they didn't confirm that bratton is going to be the man. the council has been ordered to look at alternatives because bratton has been raising some eyebrows with comments basically in support of "stop & frisk." that is a policy that some other police departments across the country are using. bratton is the former police chief of l.a. and new york. and he is a proponent of an officer's right to search anyone if there is reasonable suspicion that the person is involved in any sort of criminal activity and with murder rates at alarming levels, we have talked four murders in oakland just last friday, the council has been considering a $250,000 contract t
. >> in a few hours, oakland police are expected to brief reporters of the latest information in the search for suspects involved in the shooting of an under covered officer last night that happened near international boulevard at seminary. amy is live in oakland. last time we talked the s.w.a.t. officers were on the scene. >> still here. look behind me. they, worked throughout the night on seminary at 17th. this section of the street is still blocked off. they are looking for two other men. they are looking for evidence. they are still at it this morning. this shooting happened last night at 6:30. police say the officer was, working undercover. they have not released his name. he was on seminary near 17th. he was investigating another shooting when the chief says he was shot. >> during the course of the follow-up he was confronted by three armed and very dangerous individuals. during the confrontation the officer was shot in the arm. the officer suffered a non-life threatening injury. he is expected to have a full recovery. >> police say they arrested one person and are looking for two oth
>>> outside help is coming for the oakland police department. the controversial hiring approved during a lengthy city council meeting overnight. >>> a strange story you will only see on 2. why a bay area artist is feeling the heat from a red-hot project. >>> it's happening right now on capitol hill. secretary of state hillary clinton is testifying about the nightmare last september. >>> it's a big day for apple as its ceo is set to announce its earnings reports for the quarter. we'll tell you why the reports are crucial. "mornings on 2" starts right now. >>> good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm brian flores. >> i'm claudine wong. it is wednesday, january 23rd. tori and dave have today off. >>> well, overnight, the oakland council approved a controversial contract to hire outside experts to help police crack down on crime. ktvu's alex savidge is live for us in oakland and tells us the vote came after hundreds of speakers and a heated debate. >> reporter: well, hundreds of people spoke out on this controversial topic. there were four hours of public comment. the final vot
again. outside right now 40s to low 50s. 55 in oakland. 48 in napa. the sun sets in a few minutes and our temperatures will tumble again. tomorrow morning, we do have a frost advisory for the bay side communities, outside of san francisco, redwood city, fremont, hayward, oakland. notice the purple, inland areas, north bay, east bay, south bay, dipping into the 20s. a freeze warning is expected for you. this is going to happen tomorrow morning. he is a peak at the handful of numbers i am expecting. petaluma has felt the chilliest temperatures. 40 for san francisco. 28 in walnut creak. when i return what you can expect for tomorrow and a time line of when i expect we will thaw out and when we will warm up. >>> the cold snap continues. citrus growers are going out out to protect their crops. they invested $11 million to protect their crops. many say it is necessary to do so. they generate $2 billion a year. efforts to use water and wind machines has paid off. in december of 2011 a deep freeze cost them half a billion dollars to protect the crops. >>> it will be a cold night for some
with the governor's address from the state capital, emotions running high in oakland. not to mention a new one of a kind arts institution celebrating a grand opening in san francisco. we have much to get to. let's begin by introducing our panelists. joining me tonight, matthai kuruvila, "san francisco chronicle" reporter. jolie o'dell, of venturebeat.com. as well as john myers, kxtv political editor joining us from sacramento. governor jerry brown struck a confident tone on thursday, applauding lawmakers and voters for making tough decisions to balance california's budget. he also pushed for his priorities including education and regulatory reform. now, john, how would you rate his speech and what left the biggest impressions on you? >> well, you know, rating the speech, a speech from jerry brown is really tough to do because it's unlike any other speech you get from any other governor. how many governors go from the book of genesis to "the little engine that could" in one 25-minute speech? this was a vintage jerry brown speech. i think really what you saw here was a little bit of the governor
. the oakland city council has voted to hire the foam top -- fr top cop of los angeles and new york as a police consultant the city council listened to public comment and debated until 2:30 a.m. before deciding to hire bill bratton known for zero tolerance strategies including controversial stop and frisk which gives officers, and say, too much discretion and leads to racial from files. supporters say bratton brought crime down in los angeles and will help the city of oakland. we will have a live report with more on this coming up in 30 minutes. >> the council approved another crime-fighting measure, bringing in alameda county sheriff deputies to patrol the streets. when deputies and one supervisor will help with the duties two days a week. the oakland police union opposed the plan but city leaders say something has to be done do put more cops on the street to deal with rising crime. >> secretary of state, hillary clinton, right now, has sat down and wearing green and is about to testify about the deadly attack in benghazi, libya, in september. in is a live picture from washington, dc. she will
murder and arson for sunday's attack in the bayview. oliver was arrested yesterday at an oakland hotel. the victim, 25-year-old starr lamar still in the hospital with life-threatening burns. >>> dna technology has prompted an arrest in a 28-year-old mountain view murder case. it was january of 1985 when the body of 21-year-old saba girm april. was found in a dumpster behind a safeway on north shore line boulevard. friday police arrested a man on suspicion of murder. his dna was matched to skin under the victim's fingernails. >>> the search for victims of a so-called "speed freak" killers is taking a new turn. the feds are going to dig another possible burial site in san joaquin county for victims of westly shermantine and lauren herr son. the fbi is focusing on a 50- foot well near where 1,000 bones were found. >> this well is approximately 50 feet deep. as i said earlier, we may only be able to excavate 5 feet each day. so we are going to do a very methodical and careful search. >> the feds took over the investigation from the san joaquin county she
next at 5. happening right now. a meeting in oakland on what to do to curb crime. this after an undercover officer is shot. we'll have the very latest. plus. car crashes and a commute nightmare. a city wracked by violence debates the balance between police protection and a police state. swat teams and armored cars used in a sweep of the neighborhood where an undercover police officerfive people in custody, so far. still an additional two or three suspects we are still looking for. right now: protestors gathering at city hall, as crime=fighting measures tonight. bratton. >> we have three people that are involved in this terrible beating. >> the search continued for more possible suspects. heavy-duty reinforcement by the lme the swat team to help with the search. investigators say that multiple weapons were confiscated. >> including five of fire arms recovered at the scene of. one of these which used to shoot at the officers. >> reporter: police chief howard jordan a sign that they are confident they know exactly who they are. >> we know who they are we of identify them but we
for others. oakland traffic stopped near the coliseum many drivers not knowing what to do. we showed lifelong oaklander hall pictures of what drivers saw on the freeway yesterday. >> i think that was awful for them to just hold everyone at bay on the freeway as they did. >> reporter: the freeway disruption attracted attention on this overpass according to a couple of postings on facebook. >> i would hope that whoever is responsible that the highway patrol or whoever needs to do whatever they can so it doesn't happen again. >> reporter: this man doesn't like to see videos posted for anyone who is curious. >> this is happening on 880? >> yeah. >> did they get caught? >> reporter: not yet. and there's more videos posted every day depicting highway activity. the chp tell us they have witnesses and tips that may lead them to the drivers. >> i live right up the street, yeah. so i'm not really surprised. >> reporter: the chp says they have more information to release about this case tomorrow. reporting live in oakland, jade hernandez, ktvu news. >>> a car crashed and severely injured one person two
is doing okay. thank you, kira. >>> oakland police are investigating a shooting that has left two people injured. police respond today 68th avenue and mcarthur boulevard around 5:30 p.m. yesterday of a neighbors reported hearing gunshots a neighbor told abc7 news off-camera that a local cable technician ran to her for cover right after the shots were fired. >> comcast was here and he said it was gunshots can i come in and he came in and jumped on the floor. my kids was already on the floor. >> a short time later police responded to a car crash less than a mile away at edwards and near i-580. investigators believe that's where the victims crashed their car after being shot. two men in the car managed to take themselves to the hospital. their injuries are not considered life-threatening. >>> new this morning sonoma county sheriff's deputies are look for a hitchhiker they say stabbed a driver who gave him a lift last night near gushville. the santa rosa press democrat reports the driver had a child in his car when he picked up that hitchhiker near the stump town brewery on river road, and i
oliver was arrested at an oakland motel around 9:00 last night. police say he doused his 25- year-old girlfriend with gasoline and lit her on fire sunday afternoon after the couple got into an argument outside of a laundromat. the victim is in the hospital with severe burns all the off -- all over her body. >>> san francisco's newest supervisor has just been sworn in. >> i london breed do solemnly swim and affirm. >> california attorney general cam ma laws harris on -- kamala harris on the street administered the oath to london breed. she represents the western edition and fillmore neighborhoods where she grew up in public housing. she defeated olag and five other candidates. >>> a 19-year-old man pleaded not guilty to murder charges this morning in a san francisco court in connection with a deadly crash on new year's day. david morales is accused of shooting at three people and then leading police on a chase which ended when morales crashed his car at 21st street and south van ness avenue. two people were killed in the crash and one person suffered serious injuries. after this mo
that officer was in the neighborhood. police say he was investigating the shooting of a 19-year-old oakland man. no suspects have been arrested in that case and the victim is expected to survive. all of this as the city council is expected to approve hiring of normaller new york city and police chief william brat onto help curve violent crime in oakland. now, that city council meeting starts at 5:30. now, the chief's tactics are controversial and have drawn kbrofts but others believe they'renessry. now cure during that search, they recovered five weapons. one they believe was used to shoot that officerer. >> thank you very much. you mentioned chief bill bratton, protestors plan to fill city hall. the contract bringing former los angeles chief into the city to help lower oakland soaring crime rate. he supports stop and frisk policing allowing office dwrorz detain anyone who looks sus spishus. some believe it will lead towards racial profiling. >>> a community college in texas remains on lock down after a fight turns into a shootout. authorities say two people got into an argument at lone star co
] >>> a police officer is shot and wounded in oakland for the second time this week and tonight we're asking witnesses what happened this time. good evening everyone i'm frank somerville. >> i'm gasia mikaelian in for julie haener. it started with a car crash. we can tell you a uniformed police officer now has a bullet wound in his leg. amber lee live right now there at the shooting scene in oakland's fruitvale neighborhood. >> reporter: this is still a very active scene. what started as a car crash involving that burgundy camaro and that suv ended in the shooting of a police officer. a 26-year-old oakland woman was driving this dark green impala with her 19-year-old brother. she told me they collided with a red camaro that ran a stop sign. he said the other driver who identified himself as carlos got out of the camaro and asked if the brother and sister were okay. then he started acting quote, jitter -- jittery and started pacing. shortly after police arrived he took off. the officers at the scene went to investigate. four more shots followed. >> one offer was fired upon by the suspect. ev
. >> happy new year's steve. >>> right now we will take a look outside the oakland coliseum. traffic is moving well in both directions and along the east shore freeway, you can see emergency lights on the right- hand side of your screen but everything seems to be moving along. let's move back to the desk. >>> two shootings marched, gunfire injured a child and man around 11:30. police say a 12-year-old was shot in his foot. a man was grazed by a bullet and officers do not have a description of a shooter and they are hoping witnesses will come forward. meanwhile in old sacramento, two people were killed and one person hurt. it started with a fight in a restaurant and spilled outside. shots were fired and afterwards the midnight fireworks show was canceled and police cleared the area. kevin johnson spoke to police and there is no indication that any suspects were on the loose. we will hear from people who witnessed the shooting and what happened just moments before shots rang out. >>> following ahead on collision -- a head-on collision, two people were killed on highway 12 east of rio v
weather has returned to the bay area and late this afternoon in downtown oakland, this is what it looked like. mark tamayo is here with a look at where the rain is falling at this moment. mark? >> jana, the first rain of 2013, and the rainfall has been picking up over the past couple of hours across parts of the bay area. live storm tracker 2 shows you the current pattern. there's a live doppler sweep showing you the rainfall out there. up towards santa rosa, parts of the north bay, steady to moderate to heavy rain, especially with darker shades of green towards santa rosa and moving into parts of napa county as well, around glenn ellen, sonoma. closer to san francisco and oakland, the rainfall rates have been picking up here, especially across the bay bridge. challenge driving across the bay bridge right now. toward the inlet east bay, concord, danville, danville area, rainfall has been picking up out toward oakland and lafayette. and the south bay, san jose reporting light rain, santa cruz mountains around highway 17. rainfall will continue to pick up heading into the evening hours. co
with serious injuries. >>> an 8-year-old girl becomes the latest innocent victim of oakland's growing gun violence. the city's police chief will respond in a few hours. >> reporter: we're live in vallejo where police are investigating a scandal that rocked a private high school. we'll tell you new details about the sexual hazing allegations. >>> a huge project just starting in santa clara county. ktvu's janine de la vega is joining the many volunteers. "mornings on 2" begins right now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's tuesday, january 29th. >>> a new twist in the allegations at a high school in vallejo. janine de la vega is live to explain why police are now getting involved in the case and the questions they still need answered. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we've learned that in the inside of the locker room is the coach's office. so the big question is was he even present? was he anywhere near that locker room when the alleged assaults happened? is he the only one that could be liable for what happen
their case. >> oakland lawmaker take steps to tighten sales of ammunition in the state. assembly woman of the state joined a host others to introduce state bill ab48, that regulates all ammunition sales and require those who buy it to show identification. it would also ban conversion kits. >> the kits that allow you to convert a weapon to be able to shoot bullets fast without reloading. that's another thing that this bill does, eliminates that. >> oakland mayor also spoke to the ground. the bill requires ammunition dealers to be licensed and they be required to report those sales to the justice department. >> happening now the oakland city council is getting a brand new look, free new city council members are sworn into office at this hour and two them have never held elected office before. environmental advocate and an affordable housing advocate who will replace a council veteran from west oakland. the third new member will replace a veteran councilmen from another district. the california legislature begin as new session in sacramento with a new advantage for democrats. for the firs
warmer than yesterday. we are on a seasonally warm. oakland climbing to 62 degrees. 64 for santa rosa. low sixties for vallejo livermore, pleasanton 63 in san jose. satellite and radar shows high pressure in control for now over us however, a cold air mass will hit the bay area as we head into tomorrow. not much of moisture associated with the system. it will be cold. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows a 30 percent chance of showers. into the rest of the week some sunshine mid-level clout. temperatures in the mid-50s. the potential for more rain as we head into your sun deck. >> that is a look at your extended forecast. in the meantime let's take it to the traffic desk. >> the national weather service institis a dense fog advisory i have not seen any by the chp. here is a live look at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza no problem out of oakland into the city. >> overnight construction on the upper deck shutting down one lane but not producing any slowdowns. >> the san mateo bridge the west bound trip looking good no problems to alert you to. >> south bound 101 t
. upper '30's for santa rosa and navato. 48 in downtown san francisco. 48 in oakland. >> satellite and radar shows high pressure is breaking apart a cold air mass will infiltrates the bay area. we do not have any warm weather in the extended forecast for quite some time. oakland will reach 57. 54 for downtown san francisco. 54 in san mateo. there is potential for rain showers. >> future cast four shows by lunchtime light rain in the north bay. also an increase in cloud cover. 5:00 p.m. your evening commute home scattered showers. light green indicates it is like in nature. not a lot of moisture associated with this. light rain for hayward out in the livermore valley. portions of highway 280 and highway 101. >> no rain of the golden gate or bay bridge. maybe spotty showers by midnight. into tomorrow. >> a lot of moisture stays off shore. it will be cold. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows the cold air that will settle in to the bay area. the inland lows several days we will hover in the mid to upper twenties. we have clear skies ahead of a spirit friday in the mornin
escaped custody. he was being driven to highland hospital in oakland for a routine appointment. the alameda sheriff's department says at some point during the ride from jail to the hospital, he got out of the leg irons and waist and hand restraints. as soon as he got to the hospital, he took off running. police found his jail clothes. >>> detectives are on the scene of the city's latest homicide. it comes at a critical time when officials have a key deadline in a battle that could end with the feds taking control of the police department. jodi hernandez joins us live in oakland and, jodi, this is exactly what mayor kwan and the chief don't want. >> reporter: i can tell you we, for now, are on the scene of a homicide just on the other side of the park here. homicide investigators are investigating a body. someone called in about 3:00 this afternoon saying there was a body laying in the roadway. mean while, as you mentioned, scenes like that have become all too common here in the city of oakland. but some unprecedented help could be on the way. oakland some side investigators are
in oakland after a gunman shoots and wounds an undercover police officer. good evening i'm ken wayne. >> and i'm julie haener, frank somerville is off tonight. a gunman shot and wounded an undercover police officer tonight. the search for the gunman is heating up right now. noelle walker is live on seminary and 17th where officers have now quardened off the area. >> reporter: i'm going step out of the way so you can see what i see. there's an offer about a half a block down with an officer with his door open and armed. the police chief talked to the media within the last hour. here's what we know right now. we have seen officers with guns drawn. this is an active man hunt right now for two suspects believed to still be in the area. one person believed to be a suspect is right now being held by police. the highway patrol is helping with some air support. b.a.r.t. police officers are helping in this investigation as well. now just before 6:30 tonight, an undercover oakland police officer was in this area following up on a shooting from yesterday. someone shot at that officer and he wa
. he's christopher ebert stallworth of oakland. >>> 7:04. in a few hours, you can trade guns for cash. in marin county, it's part of the area's first-ever gun buyback event. organizers will take $200 for semi-automatic guns and $100 for other guns. you must bring proof of residency in order to take part. the five dropoff locations are open from 11:00 this morning until 8:00 tonight. they include novato, the larkspur, st. andrew's church in marin city and the it point reyes sub-- and the point reyes substation. >>> president obama is reviewing a series of proposals from the vice president about curbing gun violence. coming up at 7:15, a new poll checks public support for gun control. >>> after prompting some furious reaction, today, the house will finally vote on giving an extra $51 billion to help the victims of superstorm sandy. the legislation includes two bills, one gives $17 billion in emergency funding. the other would include money for fema's disaster relief fund. but financial conservatives still oppose the bill. they feel some of that money would be used for things that have n
: it was a deadly day in oakland. police say there were four shooting deaths today. the first was reported around 2:30 p-m when police found a man hit with multiple gun shot wounds near east 17th street and 23rd avenue. he was transported to the hospital but later died. at around three p-m a man was found dead also suffering from gun shots near canon ave and wellington st just after 4 p-m a shooting was reported at 34th near west st.. no victims were found but later a man was admitted to a nearyby hospital where he died. and just after eight. police found a man dead suffering from gun shot wounds on hillside ave. near 94th street. there are no suspects in any of the four incidents. >> oakland police conducted several raids today in an effort to crack down on the city's crime wave. oakland has suffered an escalating problem with violence. such as the homicide you see here, where a woman and man were shot as they went through a drive- through restaurant. police launched 'operation ceasefire' to try and stem the violence. in the raid, police say, they detained 6 people. and confiscated guns and other
the family apartment. >>> bart is replacing columns in the oakland connector. the columns are now visible along haganberger road. bart says the project is about 65% complete, and should be ready for passengers by september of 2014. the 3.2-mile system will not use bart cars, instead it will use driverless three car trams that are pulled along by a cable. similar to what is used at sfo. the cost is estimated at $484 million. >>> the secret of the rose bowl. >> so you're driving blind. completely blind. >> we'll take you inside the float to show you what makes the drive so tricky. >> in 90 seconds, from boosting business, to causing crashes. the impact of the chilly weather across the bay area. >> if you think it's cold tonight, wait until tomorrow. the new years details on the winter spare the air alert. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] ♪ no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. ♪ save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. >>> no austerity measures tonight. greece marks the new year with fireworks above the ancient ruins in athens. >
>>> happening now a tense man hunt in oakland after a gunman shoots and wounds an undercover police officer. good evening i'm ken wayne. >> and i'm julie haener, frank somerville is off tonight. a gunman shot and wounded an undercover police officer tonight. the search for the gunman is heating up right now. noelle walker is live on seminary and 17th where officers have now quardened off the area. >> reporter: i'm going step out of the way so you can see what i see. there's an offer about a half a block down with an officer with his door open and armed. the police chief talked to the media within the last hour. here's what we know right now. we have seen officers with guns drawn. this is an active man hunt right now for two suspects believed to still be in the area. one person believed to be a suspect is right now being held by police. the highway patrol is helping with some air support. b.a.r.t. police officers are helping in this investigation as well. now just before 6:30 tonight, an undercover oakland police officer was in this area following up on a shooting from yesterday. so
about the accident that briefly caused panic all over great britain. >>> oakland's police chief shouted down during a heated late-night meeting at city hall. the big issue -- what will happen next. >>> also, the big speech begins in just two hours. president obama will unveil a plan that is sure to fuel the gun-control debate. "mornings on 2" starts right now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, january 16th. >>> san jose police are investigating a bold kidnapping attempt of a 2-year-old girl outside of her home. ktvu eight janine de la vega is in san jose and talked with police a short time ago. janine, what did they tell you? >> reporter: a police spokesperson told me he's checking in with detectives right now to see if they got any tips overnight. now, they are taking that attempted kidnapping that happened here on dale court very serious. they say the man was pulling on the child's legs so hard, that her shoes fell off. this all happened around 5:40 yesterday afternoon. this was near south white and aborn.
.63 this morning. across the bay in oakland and san jose. the average is $3.54 and $3.55. this compares to the current state average of $3.57. >>> zynga has started shutting down several titles as part of a plan to cut costs at the struggling online game company. games such as petville and mafia wars 2 will no longer be available. the move is part of a broader cost-cutting plan revealed last october, which involved shutting down 13 titles. the company also announced it was cutting 5% of its full-time workforce, a first for zynga. >>> 45 degrees... (music) >>> those looking to clean out their closets in time for the new year got a little bonus. the folks at goodwill held a donate-a-thon at their main location on mission street in san francisco. those who came to give away their old belongings were assisted by people dressed as bellhops who also gave away popcorn. the first four-hundred people also got free passes to the zoo or movie tickets. event organizers say this is to thank people for their donations, which they call the lifeblood of their charity. >> what these donations do is supp
stolen from the oakland museum. thieves broke in on monday, took off with a historic gold box worth more than 80$0,000. museum officials and mayor quan will announce a reward at 9:30 a.m. this is the second time in two months someone broke into the museum. >>> the water is back on at a bay area hospital disrupted by a pipe problem. alta bates medical center in oakland declared a code dry for the building yesterday afternoon halting all water use. surgeries were halted and no water was available anywhere. the problem a plumbing failure. the code dry lasted for more than 4 hours. >>> this morning, vice president joe biden is talking about ways to curb gun violence. he is meeting with victim groups and gun safety organizations. tomorrow he will meet with the national rifle association and other gun owner groups. president obama wants biden to hear about those policy plans by the end of the month e. >>> the obama administration says when american troops pull out of afghanistan at the end of next year, the u.s. could pull out all of them. white house
're following this tuesday morning. and oakland police officer has been shot after following up on another shooting. we will have a live report from the scene coming up. >> we're taking a live look from our mount tam camera. a good start to this tuesday morning. first let us get to the traffic desk. >> we are tracking problems continuing on 101 a northbound direction chains. our hot spot is an accident on the bayshore freeway north of 92 door avenue backing up the traffic court ralston on the bayshore freeway. as we worked to clear the crash to ease the congestion coming off of the san mateo bridge at 92 in the west bound direction. >> also continue to watch the bay bridge which was an early morning hot spot. some improvement especially for the 880 approach. if the east shore freeway is slow all the way from golden gate fields. that is a long ride of a total east shore freeway drive time is 23 minutes. that is better than normal. >> the ride coming out of the macarthur maize is backed up to the 24 split. that is not leading to the bay bridge. it is leading to the east shore freeway. the ba
the bay in oakland. lovely weather that is only going to get lovelyer. there apparently it won't be good tomorrow, either. saturday morning it will be sunny, mild throughout the weekend. there are lots of people looking for favorable conditions. wave rights are increasing and northwest swells up to 20 feet, long currents could be a problem, right now, you canwjmh÷ see wave heights are pretty low. temperature range still cold in spots during early morning hours. 28 in fairfield. 82 lir livermore, temperatures though still chilly, will be gradually moderating over next couple nights.o]Ñ >> she says the president saved her life, now this bay area woman is on the way to president obama's inauguration. the story is new at 4:30. >> another look at traffic right now. heading into san francisco, taking toll plaza, smooth sailing really not much traffic coming into the city this afternoon. stay with us. mo >>> a birthday for a funny lady and why stars are leaving hollywood for someplace colder. >> stars and movie makers leaving hollywood for park city, utah today. it's the start of the big sund
>> we are back with a look at your wind. oakland 3 miles per hour . west at 7 . northwest at santa rosa . look at the coast gusty in half moon bay and in the beaches that's where you will find the fastest winds. the winds are keeping the atmosphere overturned and the clean air is over us from alaska and will yield temperatures to 50s in the noon hours. enjoy, here is kristin. >> mike thank you so much. >> happening now. president obama is expected to leave the white house to travel to las vegas and that's ere he will lay out his vision for immigration reform. he is calling for a pathway citizenship for the illegal immigrants and more effective mechanisms for employers to verify a worker's status. it comes after a bipartisan group of workers created a frame work for 11 million people living here illegally in the u.s.. it happened today in washington d.c.. senate expected to confirm john kerry as secretary of state. confirmation hearings went well. president obama nominated the massachusetts senator to replace outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton. with kerry's confirmation all but
incident in which an oakland police officer was shot and wounded in one week. oakland police plan to hold a news conference tomorrow to discuss the shootings. >> one person was injured in a car ash this morning. two cars collided at 2:00 a.m. one person was ejected and seriously injured. police are still looking into what caused the crash. both drivers were going the speed limit and drugs and alcohol are not a factor. >>> driver who authorities say was evading sheriff's deputies crashed last night while going the wrong way on interstate 80. they tried to flag the driver down but the driver took off. he went north on the southbound lanes and crashed into another vehicle. two were taken to the hospital. the driver ran from the scene and still hasn't been caught. >>> firefighters put out a one alarm fire this morning. it was called in at 5:40 a.m. add at the lehigh southwest cement plant. it took crews two hours to bring the fire under control. nobody was hurt. this is the same lehigh southwest cement plant where an employee shot and killed two co- workers. >>> police have released new surve
and watt link street in east oakland. no word on the condition. >>> the flu killed a 98-year- old santa clara county woman. she had several underlying conditions. health department says such deaths are not unusual among the elderly. >>> san francisco's new nudity ban still in place tonight. a federal judge heard a challenge today from activists claiming it violates their personal freedom. the judge refused to rule. he says he will consider their arguments and issue a ruling before the city's ban goes into effect on february 1. >>> tenants living in deplorable conditions in san francisco are turning the tables on their landlord. they say he has ignored unbearable living situations at their apartment building on turk street. so they marched to another one of his properties, the popular naan n curry restaurant on o'farrell. da lin says he too is a the landlord claims to be a victim. >> reporter: this is how one family has to flush the toilet. another apartment, here's what's under the kitchen sink. another family, clogged drains. but the tenants at this
to implement in oakland. would stop and frisk be an answer here? >> for any city to say they don't do stop and frisk, i'm sorry, they don't know what the hell they are talking about. every police department in america does it. the challenge is to do it constitutionally within the law. challenge is to do it compassionately. you're dealing with human beings. and the challenge is to do it consistently so you cannot be accused that you're only doing it in one neighborhood of the city or directed against one population of the city. >> reporter: but already there are people who say if you try that they will fight it tooth and nail. >> reporter: what do they think the average oakland cop is doing today when he stops somebody for traffic violations, he stops somebody that he has a reasonable suspicion is committing a crime or may be about to commit a crime, thisoff that somehow or another police -- this idea that somehow or another police can't function without it? i'm sorry, any police department in america that tries to function without some for the of stop a
answered the associated press poll want background checks for gun purchases at gun shows. >> oakland's safety committee has unanimously voted to adopt a resolution to hire a safety consultant to help the city's police department combat rising crime. the man they are considering for the job.former los angeles police chief william bratton. dozens of the city's resident voiced concern about the hiring of bratton, due to his seemingly random "frisk and search" policy to combat violent crime. but oakland police chief howard jordan insists that bratton's policies will not interfere with the police department's efforts to build a relationship with the community. >> we do not condone racial profiling. we have worked hard and long to build relationships. i did not want to throw that away. >> the oakland city council is split on whether they should hire bratton. it is expected to make a hiring decision at its meeting next tuesday. a chilly start but not quite as cold as the last couple of mornings. >> as we take a look at the temperatures we are very similar than just 24 hours ago below freezi
was staying at an oakland hotel. he is in san francisco county jail facing charges of attempted murder and arson. the victim, 25-year-old starr lamare, remains in critical condition with severe burns. the two got in an argument on sunday. her sister said he came home, poured gasoline in a bottle and went back to the laundromat and he doused her and set her on fire. >> the governor will hold a news conference in sacramento to discuss improvements to mental health care in prisons and overcrowding. officials asked judges to modify an order capping the number of inmates that can be held prisons because they want permission to house 6,000 additional inmates. they say if this is rejected, dangerous felons could be released early after the panel blamed overcrowding for violations of inmate rights. >> the f.b.i. is expected to resume excavating a well in a search for victims of the speed freak killers. agents are taking over the search at the qualify the sheriff. heavy machinery will be used to cover soil but most digging is done by hand. the remains of five people have been found in the area,
selling pot. the government tries to prove that sent jer illegal, and must close. the landlords in oakland and san jose say they're at risk as long as pot is sold in their building because the attorney threatened to seize the rental properties fit continues to operate. >> fbi agents spent a day excavating a well. the feds took over the search at request of the sheriff's department. remains of five people have been found in the area. all believed to be victims of two men on a killing spree in 19 80s and 90s. the family of 9-year-old michaela garecht is is waiting to see if dna could solve her missing persons case. she disappeared in 1988. >> a public memorial service will be held for a 19-year-old alisa byrnes. the memorial set for saturday at the alma ms s mater. she was last at a musical festival on new year's eve. her body found about a half mile from the si. an autopsy is underway. today's "los angeles times" reports tracks in the snow appear to show byrne became disoriented after leaving the event. >> today survivors of the deadly 2010 mass shooting in tucson, arizona gather forward a
to the recycling center and a recycling truck. they say there are no obvious signs of trauma. >> meanwhile, oakland police conducted several raids on friday in an effort to crack down on the city's crime wave. oakland has suffered an escalating problem with violence including the homicide that you see here. a woman in a man were shot is that went through a drive-through restaurant. police launched operation cease-fire is to try to stem the violence. in the raid, police say, that they detained six people and confiscated guns and other evidence. >> we have kept our promise and we want people to know that when they commit crimes we will do whatever is and our authority to come after you. we do want to make sure that the violence in scary it as you know a lot of our violent offenders are repeat offenders. we like to put an end to this. the community deserves this, and they have asked for it. they are working with the police to make sure that this does not keep happening. our come in the members want to address this violence. >> it is unclear how many will be arrested in raids but they stated that these
opd would not say specifically how many weapons were recovered. live in oakland, allie rasmus. >>> also in oakland the city council is expected to decide whether to approve a consulting contract tonight for former los angeles police chief william bratton. this is a live look inside the meeting at city council chambers. we have just learned that the meeting room is filled to capacity and is also running a little late because they're trying to figure out where to put this overflow crowd. outside demonstrators have also gathered. it could be very contentious tonight. we do have a reporter there and we'll have full coverage this evening on the 10:00 news. >>> gunfire broke out this weekend at the bay fair b.a.r.t. station in san leandro. killing one man and wounding one woman. we talked to some of the victim's family members the message they have for police investigating the case. >>> san jose police say they are looking for two to three men who pulled off a brazen home invasion robbery of an elderly couple. armed men broke into the couple's home on brethart drive just before 7:0
in the oakland connector. the columns are now visible along haganberger road. bart says the project is about 65% complete, and should be ready for passengers by september of 2014. the 3.2-mile system will not use bart cars, instead it will use driverless three car trams that are pulled along by a cable. similar to what is used at sfo. the cost is estimated at $484 million. >>> the secret of the rose bowl. >> so you're driving blind. completely blind. >> we'll take you inside the float to show you what makes the drive so tricky. >> in 90 seconds, from boosting business, to causing crashe >>> no austerity measures tonight. greece marks the new year with fireworks above the ancient ruins in athens. >>> here in the bay area, people ringing in 2013 outdoors are wise to bundle up. it's cold. >> inside the store, the owner says business is up. this winter, temperatures consistently stayed cold. >> we always have a rush before thanksgiving. people want to get a fireplace insert in by thanksgiving. and be able to zone heat, rather than use a furnace, or an open hearth fireplace, which doesn't eat much,
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